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Transcription & Translation Practice with the RandomORF Generator

It can be a long and confusing road for students to learn the Central Dogma of Molecular Biology (DNA begets RNA begets protein).  Students have to grapple with specifics such as 5′ to 3′, DNA vs. RNA nucleotides, base pairing, … Continue reading

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Poetry in the Science Classroom

In school, particularly K-12, students spend a lot of their mental power categorizing themselves.  Which clique do I fit into?  Jocks, nerds, cheerleaders, popular kids, drama dorks, marching band, emos, goths, punks, skateboarders, surfers, or rappers?  AP, gifted, average, or … Continue reading

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